‘Israeli spy suspects nabbed in Lebanon’

Hizbullah's Al-Manar says two former policemen among the five detained.

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Five Lebanese citizens have been detained on suspicion of spying for Israel, raising the number of suspects captured this week to six, Hizbullah's Al-Manar TV reported Saturday.
Lebanese security and military officials contacted by The Associated Press refused to confirm or deny the Lebanese terrorist group's report.
Al-Manar said that two former policemen were among those detained, though it did not say when the arrests took place.
Lebanon considers itself to be in a state of war with Israel and bansany contact with Israeli citizens. Lebanese authorities have arrestedmore than 50 people suspected of collaborating with Israel, under acrackdown that began last year.
All have been accused of providing Israel with intelligence on Hizbullah.